A total of 220 used tractors were imported to Ireland in August, an 11% increase on the 198 units in August 2021, according to figures from the Farm Tractor & Machinery Trade Association (FTMTA).

There were 1,821 used tractors first registered by the end of August, in comparison with 2,803 units for the first eight months of 2021, representing a reduction of over 35%.